In the article, the author explains how the Titanic has affected the media in two ways. One, the Titanic was shown in many movies and television shows such as the movie "The Titanic". The second way is that there are museums with stories and artifacts from the Titanic. I think that this article would be third most helpful because it gives lists of movies, shows, and museums that would be helpful to see if you wanted to understand the story of the Titanic.
In the article, "The Sinking of the Titanic, 1912" the author explains how there were many tragedies in the sinking of the Titanic. Reason one is that there were not enough lifeboats for everyone on the ship, only enough for half of the people. Reason two was that many people did not think the Titanic would sink, a lot of people thought that they were exaggerating. The las reason was that there were a lot of personal stories such as people wanted to stay close to the ship, even when it was sinking. I think that this article would be second best for newbies to read because it is sort of an easy read, but it has a lot of detail and things to know about the Titanic in the source. It is also very easy to understand because it is very well organized.
In the article, the author tells about what the discovery of the Titanic was like. One example is that the Titanic was like a grave because of all of the dead people and things there. Before is was found, the resting place of the Titanic was a mystery to people. Lastly, when Robert Ballard came up with new approaches, such as remaking some of the technology to make it better, he found the Titanic. I think that newbies should read this article and watch this video first because in the video, it tells you all about the Titanic, what it was, the history about it, and how it was built; and that is something really good to use a source when first learning about the Titanic.